A minor earthquake magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Parkfield in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.64 km (2 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 17:36:39 / May 17, 2020 @ 5:36 pm. The 3.32-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:36:39 / 9:36 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc73389810. Event ids that are associated: nc73389810. Exact location of earthquake, -120.559166° West, 35.9949989° North, depth 3.64 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Los Osos, San Luis Obispo, Lemoore. The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Lemoore (c. 24 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 16 km NW of Parkfield, CA.
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